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Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

When one thinks of Music Row, it is impossible not to conjure up thoughts of Music City's Royal Family, the Bradleys.  Last night, Leadership Music awarded the prestigious Dale Franklin Award to Owen, Harold, Patsy, Connie & Jerry Bradley.  The annual award recognizes music professionals who exemplify leadership qualities.  The Bradley family is most certainly [...]

By |2008-08-27T12:58:03+00:00August 27th, 2008|Music Row News|Comments Off on Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

When one thinks of Music Row, it is impossible not to conjure up thoughts of Music City's Royal Family, the Bradleys.  Last night, Leadership Music awarded the prestigious Dale Franklin Award to Owen, Harold, Patsy, Connie & Jerry Bradley.  The annual award recognizes music professionals who exemplify leadership qualities.  The Bradley family is most certainly [...]

By |2008-08-27T12:56:39+00:00August 27th, 2008|Life on the Row, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Leadership Music honors Bradley Family with prestigious Dale Franklin Award

Best Wishes to my old friend, Will Hoge

I want to take this opportunity and use this forum to wish Will Hoge and his beautiful family best wishes in this difficult and painful time, and offer my family's prayers for a speedy recovery.  Will was one of my first clients when I started practicing entertainment law in Nashville -- I negotiated one of [...]

By |2008-08-22T14:36:37+00:00August 22nd, 2008|Client Activity, Music Row News, Nashville|Comments Off on Best Wishes to my old friend, Will Hoge

Sugarland Lawsuit filed in Georgia illustrates need for prior provisions among band members

On August 7th, a lawsuit was filed by Kristen Alison Hall, former member of the country band, Sugarland, against the remaining original members of the band, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush.   A copy of the complaint can be viewed here. Essentially, the lawsuit alleges that Nettles and Bush breached a partnership agreement between the three [...]

By |2008-08-15T10:20:25+00:00August 15th, 2008|Entertainment Industry News, Entertainment Law, Life on the Row, Music Law, Music Row News|Comments Off on Sugarland Lawsuit filed in Georgia illustrates need for prior provisions among band members

Exile performs on Grand Ole Opry

Sonny LeMaire, together with other members of the 70's pop/rock sensation, Exile ("Kiss You All Over") will perform on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry this Saturday, August 9th.  Exile's appearance will be in the 7:30-8:00 p.m. time slot.  Other performers on the Opry Saturday evening include Charlie Pride, Radney Foster, Riders in the [...]

By |2008-08-07T13:08:48+00:00August 7th, 2008|Client Activity, Life on the Row, Nashville|Comments Off on Exile performs on Grand Ole Opry

Second Circuit gets it wrong in Cartoon Network v. Cablevision

On August 4, 2008, the Second Circuit court of appeals overturned a lower courts opinion that Cablevision's Remote Storage” Digital Video Recorder ("RS-DVR") system violated the Copyright Act by infringing plaintiffs’ exclusive rights of reproduction and public performance.  The full 44-page opinion is available at Cartoon Network, LLP, et al. v. Cablevision.  In my humble yet [...]

By |2008-08-05T15:09:23+00:00August 5th, 2008|Copyright Issues, Digital Downloads, Entertainment Law, Internet Law, Music Law|Comments Off on Second Circuit gets it wrong in Cartoon Network v. Cablevision